Malting Barley the Old School Way (Episode 641: May 14, 2017)20170514193411

Malting Barley the Old School Way (Episode 641: May 14, 2017)

Mark GillespieMay 14, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Most Scotch Whisky distilleries source their malted barley from large commercial maltsters today, but a handful of distilleries still maintain their o...
Celebrating the Spirit of Speyside (Episode 635: April 2, 2017)20170402140734

Celebrating the Spirit of Speyside (Episode 635: April 2, 2017)

Mark GillespieApril 2, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 1 comment
There will be music, food, and of course, plenty of whisky on hand during the Spirit of Speyside Festival coming up at the end of this month in Scotla...
SWA Terms Scotch Whisky’s Success a Key Brexit “Litmus Test”20170329151153

SWA Terms Scotch Whisky’s Success a Key Brexit “Litmus Test”

March 29, 2017 – London and Brussels are now officially on the clock, as Prime Minister Theresa May’s formal declaration today of the Unit...
Ardbeg’s Native Ileach Mickey Heads (Episode 631: March 5, 2017)20170305014032

Ardbeg’s Native Ileach Mickey Heads (Episode 631: March 5, 2017)

Mark GillespieMarch 5, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Mickey Heads grew up about three miles from Islay’s Ardbeg Distillery, but the third-generation whisky maker never thought he’d wind up as...
Scotch Whisky Association Names New CEO20170302134155

Scotch Whisky Association Names New CEO

March 2, 2017 – The Scotch Whisky Association has once again turned to Her Majesty’s diplomatic corps for a leader, naming Ambassador Kare...
Whisky, Politics, & Money (Episode 628: February 12, 2017)20170211232953

Whisky, Politics, & Money (Episode 628: February 12, 2017)

Mark GillespieFebruary 11, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
This week, we’ll be talking about money and politics along with whisky, and of course, there are connections between all three. With the world&#...
Episode 613: October 29, 201620161029231732

Episode 613: October 29, 2016

Mark GillespieOctober 29, 2016, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Distillery managers come and go at Lagavulin, but Iain McArthur is a fixture at the legendary Islay distillery. McArthur’s something of a legend...
Scotch Whisky Association CEO Returning to UK Government20161025105159

Scotch Whisky Association CEO Returning to UK Government

October 25, 2016 – Scotch Whisky Association chief executive David Frost is leaving the Edinburgh-based trade association, and will return to go...
Scotland’s Distilleries Report 6% Gain in Visitors20150528145449

Scotland’s Distilleries Report 6% Gain in Visitors

May 28, 2015 – Scotland’s whisky distilleries are having a larger impact on the nation’s tourism industry, with the various visitors...
Episode 510: December 8, 201420141208015758

Episode 510: December 8, 2014

As we reported on our last episode, Balcones Distilling founder Chip Tate has accepted a buyout agreement from the majority owners of the Waco, Texas ...